Did You Just Inherit an IRA?

If you’ve been keeping up with latest tax laws, you may know that the rules regarding Required Minimum Distributions changed at the end of 2019 with the SECURE Act.  And if you look really closely, you’d see that some of those rules changed again in March with the CARES Act.  It’s not just important information, it’s also very confusing at the same time.

Doing the wrong thing may cost you more in taxes than you’d normally have to pay.  This is especially true if you’ve recently inherited an IRA, or will inherit one very soon.  Knowing the rules, or at least having an advisor who knows the rules, may save you not only some taxes, but unnecessary headaches as well.  Get the information you need to know from “Professor” Rick Plum on this week’s edition of Lucia Capital Group Weekly!

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IRA withdrawals will be taxed at ordinary income rates. Withdrawals prior to age 59½ may also be subject to a 10% penalty tax.

Roth IRA distributions of principal from a Roth IRA are tax-free; however, any earnings will be taxed at ordinary income rates and a 10% penalty tax will apply if withdrawn prior to age 59½ or within five years of the date the Roth IRA was established, whichever is longer.

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